Brookfield is a town situated in the Danbury metropolitan area, which is part of Connecticut, United States.
Most areas in Brookfield are reasonably quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - however some parts can be quite noisy, especially closer to Yankee Expressway or the railway line.
The median year of construction for dwellings in Brookfield is 1972. The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of this town is an important part of its character. Home owners occupy roughly 85% of the properties in the town and 15% are rented. This part of the Danbury metropolitan area also has a good variety of unit sizes; houses range from lofts to four or more bedrooms.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in Brookfield and for this reason they can be an extended walk away. Locals are served by public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. When it comes to eating, a portion of home buyers in this town may be able to reach one of approximately 10 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. Residents of Brookfield can enjoy over 50 restaurants as well.
Brookfield is especially car friendly. It is very easy to find a parking spot. However, Brookfield is not very well-suited for traveling on foot because very few common errands can be run without having to use a car.